Admissions Officers from Top Law Schools Reveal and Discuss Results from Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 Law School Admissions Officers Survey During an Online Event on Tuesday, October 28, at 8 PM ET

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New York, NY (October 22, 2014) — Pre-law students and other members of the legal education community will want to tune in on Tuesday, October 28, at 8 PM ET for a special edition of Kaplan’s live, online talk show about legal issues, The 180, when a panel of admissions officers from top ranked University of Virginia School of Law, UCLA School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and University of Colorado Law School, will discuss the results of Kaplan’s 2014 survey of law school admissions officers.* Among the important questions to be answered during the show:

  • After several years of declining applications and enrollment, do law schools see a turnaround ahead?
  • Did the trend of law schools cutting the number of seats for their entering classes continue?
  • What is “the biggest application killer”?
  • What percentages of applicants submitted a character and fitness addendum and diversity statement?
  • Is it “OK” for prospective law school student to take the June LSAT for admissions for fall of the same year?

“We couldn’t be more excited to announce the results of Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of law school admissions officers in this live, online, social format, where students can be active participants in the discussion,” said Jeff Thomas, executive director of pre-law programs. “Our all-star panel of admissions experts is really looking forward to breaking down the results and letting pre-law students know how to best use the information to help them make informed decisions.”

Kaplan Test Prep has been surveying law school admissions officers every year since 2006 to provide prospective students with the most accurate and up-to-date information on the admissions process, all directly from the decision makers. Kaplan will release additional results from its 2014 survey of law schools this winter.

To attend, register at http://the180.com.  To join in on the social media chat, use the hashtag #Kaplan180.

* For the 2014 survey, 126 of the 204 American Bar Association-accredited law schools were polled by telephone between August and September 2014. Included among the 126 are 14 of the top 30 law schools, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

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